Coal & Coal Mining Videos

Coal & Coal Mining Videos
An interesting and informative short taken from a PBS series. The Video shows how the Black Thunder Mine, Wyoming came about thanks to the Clean Air Act of 1970!
See how a coal fueled power plant produces electricity in this 10 minute tutorial video produced by EDPvideo.com for FirstEnergy. This is a fully 3D animated video.
Pioneer Coal Strip Mine in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. This 40 foot seam of coal is said to be the thickest in the world. The front end loader is a LeTourneau L950 and has a 18yd bucket. A D-11 CAT is pushing fill.
This amateur video shows a bucket wheel excavator working at a coal mine in Western Germany. Bucket-wheel excavators (BWEs) are heavy equipment used in surface mining and civil engineering.
A great video showing the inner workings of a coal strip mine. Material is put into a crusher that breaks the rock down untill it can be sent up the conveyor belts.
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